Japan is planning to bolster its systems for monitoring air activity by North Korea, which has performed ballistic missile tests over Japan in the past.
Malaysian PM declares that foreigners will not be granted visas to live in the giant Forest City real estate project, a major threat to the marketing strategy for the development.
A Bangladeshi official said the UN has joined a committee deciding whether a flood-prone island the government wants to relocate some of the refugees to is fit for purpose.
Almost 900 million children face a lack of basic hygiene facilities at school, a new report says. Sub-Saharan Africa, East and Southeast Asia have some of the worst facilities.
North Korea has detained a Japanese tourist accused of breaking the law during a visit to the country and he will be expelled, the North's official news agency has said.
The Vietnamese military-run company has already invested in 10 countries worldwide including Myanmar where it launched a $1.5 billion 4G network earlier this year.
The global watchdog for the palm oil industry must strengthen its standards on ending deforestation or risk becoming irrelevant, say growers, investors and green experts.
Hit movie "Crazy Rich Asians" is grabbing headlines with its outlandish opulence but another Singapore film is making waves by revealing the tawdry underbelly of Asian life.
The lives and futures of more than 380,000 children in refugee camps in Bangladesh are in peril, according to a UNICEF report.
Though Myanmar says it is ready to take back the Rohingya, the continued outflow of refugees underlines the lack of progress in addressing the crisis.
The shipment was bound for Hanoi, Vietnam and also contained an additional nine carcasses believed to be tigers and bears.
Trump said he believed North Korea had taken specific steps toward denuclearization, despite widespread doubts about Kim's willingness to abandon his arsenal.
Most visitors are aged over 80 years old and have to undergo medical checks before the 11-hour reunion in Mount Kumgang, North Korea.
Late last year, China effectively banned tour groups to Palau, branding it an illegal destination due to its lack of diplomatic status.
Manufacturers have felt the squeeze as China shifts its priorities from lower-end manufacturing to high technology industries as part of a broader bid to upgrade its economy.